What’s the job like?

DevOps Engineers create best practices and principles and as a result simplify and accelerate development cycles.

You’ll implement and facilitate the use of DevOps practices within a business. This encompasses multiple stages of the software development life cycle and subsequent continuous delivery of a product. Helping your organisation to continuously deliver high-quality software.

Team work and collaboration are key. As part of a larger team you’ll have an understanding of both development and technical operations in order to streamline communication between teams.

What will I learn?

  • DevOps Culture and Methodologies
  • Coding Fundamentals
  • Networking and Security
  • Linux and DevOps Tooling
  • DevOps Infrastructure
  • Cloud Computing Specialisation
  • Consolidation, Preparation and Assessment (Online)

What qualifications will I get?

  • Level 4 DevOps Engineer

How long does the apprenticeship take?

18 months

What are my career prospects?

You could work in a variety of DevOps roles like: Infrastructure Engineer; Platform Engineer; Reliability Engineer; Site Reliability Engineer; Build and Release Engineer; Automation Engineer or Deployment Engineer.

What’s my future salary potential?

£22,000 (junior DevOps role glassdoor)

Am I eligible?

You need to have:

  • A Level 3 Software apprenticeship qualification
  • Or A Level in a STEM* subject and successful completion of our Aptitude Test
  • Or BTEC Diploma in IT and successful completion of our Aptitude Test
  • Or 2 years *work experience in a relevant role and will need to successfully complete our Aptitude Test


*STEM: within the Technology and Maths fields only

*Work Experience – must be recent and completed in the past 2-3 years: 

  • IT Support roles e.g. Help Desk, First line etc.
  • Software Development roles
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